Philosophy: Introductory Philosophy

  • Zarathustra's Last Supper: Nietzche's Eight Higher Men book cover

    Zarathustra's Last Supper

    Nietzche's Eight Higher Men, 1st Edition

    By Weaver Santaniello

    This book, first published in 2005, explores the historical contextualization of Nietzsche’s thought, focusing on his controversial Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The fourth part of Nietzsche’s Zarathustra consists of Zarathustra’s encounter with eight ‘higher men’ whom Zarathustra meets in succession on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Film, Philosophy, and Reality: Ancient Greece to Godard book cover

    Film, Philosophy, and Reality

    Ancient Greece to Godard, 1st Edition

    By Nathan Andersen

    Film, Philosophy, and Reality: Ancient Greece to Godard is an original contribution to film-philosophy that shows how thinking about movies can lead us into a richer appreciation and understanding of both reality and the nature of human experience. Focused on the question of the relationship…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Berkeley’s Three Dialogues book cover

    The Routledge Guidebook to Berkeley’s Three Dialogues

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Storrie

    The Routledge Guidebook to Berkeley’s Three Dialogues is an engaging introduction to the last of a trio of works that cemented Berkeley’s position as one of the truly great philosophers of the western canon. Berkeley’s distinctive idealist philosophy has been a challenge and inspiration for…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Emotion: The Basics book cover

    Emotion: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Michael Brady

    While human beings might be rational animals, they are emotional animals as well. Emotions play a central role in all areas of our lives and if we are to have a proper understanding of human life and activity, we ought to have a good grasp of the emotions. Michael S. Brady structures Emotion: The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Causation, Freedom and Determinism: An Attempt to Solve the Causal Problem Through a Study of its Origins in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy book cover

    Causation, Freedom and Determinism

    An Attempt to Solve the Causal Problem Through a Study of its Origins in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Mortimer Taube

    This book, first published in 1936, divides into roughly two parts: a re-examination of historical material; and a positive theory of causation suggested by the results of this re-examination. The historical study discloses an ambiguity in the meanings of causation and determinism; it discloses…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Personal Autonomy: Beyond Negative and Positive Liberty book cover

    Personal Autonomy

    Beyond Negative and Positive Liberty, 1st Edition

    By Robert Young

    The concept of personal autonomy is central to discussions about democratic rights, personal freedom and individualism in the marketplace. This book, first published in 1986, discusses the concept of personal autonomy in all its facets. It charts historically the discussion of the concept by…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Freedom: Negative and Positive Conceptions book cover

    Freedom

    Negative and Positive Conceptions, 1st Edition

    By Yıldız Silier

    Isaiah Berlin made a now classic distinction between negative and positive conceptions of freedom. This book, first published in 2005, introduces a fresh way of looking at these conceptions and presents a new defence of the positive conception of freedom. Revealing how the internal debate between…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Freewill and Determinism: A Study of Rival Conceptions of Man book cover

    Freewill and Determinism

    A Study of Rival Conceptions of Man, 1st Edition

    By R.L. Franklin

    This book, first published in 1968, examines the complicated issues which surround the problem of freewill. Although it reaches a libertarian conclusion, its focus is largely on other questions. What ultimately is at stake in this debate? What difference would it make whether we had freewill or not…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • The Implications of Determinism book cover

    The Implications of Determinism

    1st Edition

    By Roy Weatherford

    The problem of determinism arises in all the major areas of philosophy. The first part of this book, first published in 1991, is a critical and historical exposition of the problem and the most important ideas and arguments which have arisen over the many years of debate. The second part considers…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Choice: The Essential Element in Human Action book cover

    Choice

    The Essential Element in Human Action, 1st Edition

    By Alan Donagan

    This book, first published in 1987, investigates what distinguishes the part of human behaviour that is action (praxis) from the part that is not. The distinction was clearly drawn by Socrates, and developed by Aristotle and the medievals, but key elements of their work became obscured in modern…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

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    Free Action

    1st Edition

    By A.I. Melden

    That a science of human conduct is possible, that what any man may do even in moments of the most sober and careful reflection can be understood and explained, has seemed to many a philosopher to cast doubt upon our common view that any human action can ever be said to be truly free. This book,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Free Will: A Defence Against Neurophysiological Determinism book cover

    Free Will

    A Defence Against Neurophysiological Determinism, 1st Edition

    By John Thorp

    The problem of freedom and determinism is one of the most enduring, and one of the best, problems in philosophy. One of the best because it so tenaciously resists solution while yet always seeming urgent, and one of the most enduring because it has always been able to present itself in different…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

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